Madness in the UK, which we have chronicled here on many occasions, denounced: “Are we mad? Every organ of the state now seems intent on protecting those who would destroy us,” by Ruth Dudley Edwards in the Daily Mail, September 3 (thanks to Alexandra):
The picture on today’s Mail Online website says it all. Abu Qatada, wanted by Jordan for involvement in terrorist attacks, strolls down a London street, carrying groceries paid for by the British taxpayer.
Beside him, on a mobile phone, apparently acting as a go-between, is Yasser Al-Sirri, wanted by Egypt for aiding an assassination attempt in 1993 of the then Prime Minister with a car bomb, which instead killed a young girl.
Both these men despise the country that is sheltering them. To Qatada, it is the duty of Muslims to kill non-Muslims. Al-Sirri refers to the ‘impotence and criminal nature’ of the British government.
Well, he’s right about the impotence. The decent people of this country want hate-mongers like these thrown out, but the Government seems powerless.
Between the human rights industry and a judiciary that appears more concerned about perpetrators than victims, foreign extremists are a protected species.
In the case of Qatada, the immigration authorities, the police, the security services, the judiciary and the politicians have been almost criminal in their failure to deal with a ruthless fanatic….
Read it all.